Miguel Coste, Jr.

Tampa, FL

High School:
Jesuit High School

Miguel Coste is a Neuroscience and Behavior major in the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame. He is the President of the Advisory Board of First Gen Careers – part of the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development that provides career advice and resources to the first-generation community on Notre Dame’s campus. Miguel has served as the president of 1stG ND, a club centered around providing resources and community to Notre Dame’s first-generation community. He studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland at Trinity College Dublin. Miguel was involved in a research project that monitored Indiana schools’ response to COVID-19 his sophomore year. Last summer, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he researched the neural circuitry underlying C. elegans avoidance behavior of pathogenic bacteria. For the 2021-2022 academic year, he was a member of the Notre Dame Cheer Team. Miguel is a 2022 Phi Beta Kappa Key Into Public Service Scholar.  This past summer, Miguel interned with the Notre Dame Development Office as part of the Sorin Society, and will be working with Cavanuagh Council and President's Circle team this coming year. Upon graduation, Miguel aspires to work in the United States' transition to clean energy. In his free time, Miguel enjoys strength training, cooking, traveling, and photography. He calls Tampa, Florida, and Notre Dame, Indiana home.

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  • Cavanaugh Council and President's Circle Intern
  • Cheerleading
  • 1st Gen Careers, Advisory Board
  • 1stG ND, President
  • Mentor Intern, QuestBridge Scholars

Summer Experiences

  • Development Intern, University of Notre Dame
  • MIT Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Study Abroad